UConn, Kevin Ollie talk new deal

Updated: May 2, 2014, 5:48 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

UConn coach Kevin Ollie and the university are in negotiations to double his salary after Ollie led the Huskies to the national championship in April, sources with direct knowledge of the situation told ESPN on Friday.

Ollie was paid $1.25 million this past season, his second as coach.

He initially received a seven-month contract when he was hired to replace Hall of Famer Jim Calhoun. In December 2012, Ollie was given a five-year contract worth $7.5 million.

The sources ...

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